Intensive Reformer™ (IR)

Fall 2017
Intensive Reformer (IR) – Full Course / 4 weekends
Sept 15 – 17, Sept 29 – Oct 1, Oct 14 – 15, Oct 28 – 29
Fridays 2 – 7:30pm, Saturdays 12 -6pm, Sundays 10am – 4pm
Class meets on Friday the first two weekends.
The third and fourth weekends meet Saturday and Sunday only.
Early Registration by August 18: $1600.
Final Registration by September 1: $1800 (interest free installment plans available)

Reformer Course Modules Now Available!
We now offer Intensive Reformer in two modules – IR1 & IR2. Key learnings are the same as in the full course. The course is simply separated into two modules in order to make achieving your certification easier on your schedule and your wallet!

Reformer Module 1 (IR1) 
Sept 15 – 17,  Sept 29 – Oct 1
Fridays 2 – 7:30pm, Saturdays 12 – 6pm, Sundays 10am – 4pm
Final Registration by September 1: $1140

Reformer Module 2 (IR2)
Oct 14 – 15, Oct 28 – 29
Saturdays 12 – 6pm, Sundays 12 – 6pm
Final Registration by September 29: $760

Please Note: Completion of both modules is required to be eligible for certification. Both modules must be taken within 6 months of each other.

Application & Registration

For more information, contact Lee Ann Silvey
certification@balance-pilates.com
434-825-1514

Prerequisites

    • Working knowledge of functional anatomy
    • 30 hours pilates classes

Recommended

  • Three-plus years teaching movement or fitness.  Students with a strong history of participation in pilates classes may also be considered.

Course Materials

To order course materials, call 1-800-910-0001.
Please allow 2 weeks for delivery.
To see a list of required course materials, click here

Required Forms & Documents

Please print and bring the following documents with you to class
Exam FAQ
Postural Analysis Guide (print 2 copies)

Course Description (Full Course)

This course teaches you how to design and instruct Level 1 (Essential and Intermediate) Reformer workouts in personal or group training settings for a range of clients. In addition to the general course objectives, you will learn:

  • Effective use of the reformer to enhance torso stability and strength, peripheral extremity conditioning, joint stability, flexibility, balance and coordination
  • How to develop programs for personal and group classes
  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts
  • Effective communication and observational skills, verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
  • Modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis
  • Exercise layering related to effective program design
  • 122 exercises plus multiple modifications

Duration

  • 50 hours of instruction & supervised teaching conducted over 4 weekends
  • plus a minimum 10 hours observation, 40 hours physical review, and 25 hours practice teaching to be completed outside of class
  • Total: 125 hours

CECs

  • 5.0 STOTT PILATES®; ACE